Applications are invited for a PhD studentship at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), University of Hull, entitled ‘The Antislavery Usable Past’.
The Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation is proud to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp with a video produced by award-winning Photojournalist Lee Karen Stow.
WISE co-produced research is enabling the African diaspora to memorialise those who died during the Middle Passage.
Today we are delighted to celebrate the launch of our new 5-year AHRC-funded project 'The Antislavery Usable Past', which will unearth the lessons of historic antislavery as a 'usable past' for the contemporary antislavery movement.
Associate fellow Dr Manuel Barcia Paz is awarded a Leverhulme Prize.
As part of Black History Month 2014, 'Recovering Scotland's Slavery Past' is the first ever conference to focus on the controversial subject of Scotland’s disproportionate role in the enslavement of millions of Africans during the 17th and 18th centuries.
"Changing Places: Slavery, Indentureship and the Ranking Game in Colonial & Post-Colonial Jamaica" by Verene A. Shepherd.